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Be Media Smart

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Information is everywhere and sometimes it can be difficult to judge how accurate or reliable information is.

Always try to STOP, THINK, CHECK that what you are seeing, reading or hearing is accurate and reliable. STOP THINK CHECK 

It could be something you see shared on social, a messaging service, or an email thread; if it seems suspect, t
here are loads of free fact-checking services available.

Irish fact-checking sources include 
theJournal.ie and Factcheckni.org For a list of other fact-checking sites across the world go to the fact-checking database created by Duke University’s Reporter’s Lab. NUI Galway's Health Research Board - TMRN have also launched https://ihealthfacts.ie/ in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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